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3 local solutions to replace coal jobs and ensure a just transition for mining communities

As the world shifts to renewable energy, helping the communities that have depended on fossil fuels for jobs is becoming ever more pressing.


Up on a roof: why New Zealand’s move towards greater urban density should see a rooftop revolution

Are we ready for a rooftop revolution? Humans have made use of roof spaces since the invention of housing. With the growth of cities and the increasingly difficult access to space, maybe the answer has been on the roof all along.


Farmers shouldn’t have to compete with solar companies for land. We need better policies so everyone can benefit

Farmers shouldn’t have to compete with solar companies for land. We need better policies so everyone can benefit


The end of coal is coming 3 times faster than expected. Governments must accept it and urgently support a ‘just transition’

Coal is likely to be completely gone from Victoria’s electricity system by 2032 with most other parts of Australia not far behind, a report from the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) declared last week.


5 big ideas: how Australia can tackle climate change while restoring nature, culture and communities

we already have solutions based in restoring nature and Country. In fact, nature-based solutions can deliver one third of promised global cuts in emissions.


More than 130 countries have pledged to reach Net Zero. But what does ‘Net Zero’ actually mean?

We’ve heard a lot of jargon being thrown around such as The Paris Agreement, NDCs, and mitigation, and with major polluters agreeing to cut back on emissions within the coming decades, these terms have become more important than ever. Net Zero. The definition may seem simple in theory, but getting ...


Have you ever thought about whether or not your insurance provider aligns with your values?

​We asked our community what they think when it comes to insurance and climate change!


Wind turbines off the coast could help Australia become an energy superpower, research finds

​Offshore wind farms are an increasingly common sight overseas. But Australia has neglected the technology, despite the ample wind gusts buffeting much of our coastline.


Rather Than Wait For Governments, Let’s Harness The ‘Power’ Within Our Hands

Governments change systems when enough people stand for something.